UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- It's one of the most important questions New Yorkers ask when they're looking for a new apartment: how close is the subway?
For tens of thousands in Manhattan, the answer will soon be: "very close."
The Second Avenue Subway is finally nearing completion.
One side effect is that rents on the Upper East Side, which are already expensive, are going up.
Shirleen Allicot has more on this story in the video player above.
2nd Ave Subway's completion causing rents to rise on Upper East Side